In these cases of anti-virus SWs, these SWs were spread all over the world, at the same time, apple products are big trend in Korea these days.
Therefore, users who are using devices adopted Mac OS need special attention to avoid those fake anti-virus SWs.
2. Spreading path and symptoms of infection
This anti-virus SW can be spread with not only Search Engine Optimization techniques but attached file and shorten URL of SNS or instant messenger. In Mac OS, this package can be installed as soon as finished download.
After the download is completed, it will show package installation pages, and can ask password for acquiring administrator permission.
After the installation is completed, fake anti-virus SW will scan like as following.
To click “Cleanup” button, you can see the register page.
To click "Register" button, it shows the form to pay as same as other malicious applications.
Needless to say that, the result is untruth.
3. How to prevent
Even if anti-virus SWs for Mac OS is not so prevalent, to keep safe Mac OS, installing anti-virus SW is necessary.
※ INCA Internet (Security Response Center / Emergency Response Team) provides diagnosis/treatment function such as malicious file stated above and runs responding system against various security threats.